Kotaku posted an article about the difficult place the gaming world is in. The thing that hit me the hardest was EA, Ubisoft and Activision dropped their release slate from 98 games in 2008 to 28 last year. That doesn't include expansions. They have also all but killed off their single player game slates (Ubisoft being a small exception). EA has only released 1 this year. This also reflects a new world where we are seeing games as a service eating up the space/resources of new games. This may leave the companies in a bad place where one major failure could take them down.
At about this time next year, we’ll have a pretty good idea of what the next generation of video games will look like. New consoles will likely be shown off, bold new streaming initiatives will begin to launch, and we’ll see all the wonderful kinds of games they will bring us. All these new...